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User transfers to bed
User transfers to bed

User’s bed
User’s bed

User by the bed
User by the bed

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Start » Bed with boxspring

Bed with boxspring

- ordinary bed may work well for people with disabilities

Description
Bed 180 cm wide with boxspring. The mattress molds to the body. With his invention (string to turn in bed), see related tip, he has no problem turning.

Authors comments
The user previously had an electric adjustable bed from the assistive device center. He felt it was too hard and too narrow. He sleeps much better with his present bed.

Purchased from
Furniture store

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2012

Categories for this tip
housing » bedroom, furniture, Tips and tricks from people with Low tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C7- Th1, ASIA A, B).

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